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Beginner Level

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, German, Japanese

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Nutrition and the Brain

13 videos (Total 50 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
13 videos
Structural Anatomy of Our Brains4m
Functional Anatomy of Our Brains7m
Neurological Diseases & Nutritional Health3m
The History of Nutritional Research, 1950s-1980s5m
The History of Nutritional Research, 1980s-Present4m
What Happens When We Eat5m
Insulin Resistance & Effects on the Brain3m
The Myth About Supplements2m
The Mediterranean Diet3m
The Ketogenic Diet3m
Intermittent Fasting3m
Your "Prescription"59s
5 readings
Course Outline and Grading Information2m
Brain Structure & Brain Activity [Handout]2m
Nutritional Research & Global Health45m
Insulin Resistance20m
Diet Resources30m
2 practice exercises
Practice20m
Week 120m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Exercise and the Brain

7 videos (Total 40 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Animal Studies3m
Healthy Brains6m
Impaired Brains4m
Cognitive Training5m
[OPTIONAL] Interview with Dr. Lydia Fazzio13m
Your "Prescription"57s
2 readings
Physical Inactivity, Mice, BDNF25m
Physical & Cognitive Exercise1h
2 practice exercises
Practice20m
Week 220m
Week
3
4 hours to complete

Meditation and the Brain

8 videos (Total 64 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
8 videos
The Scientific Study of Meditation3m
Meditation & Brain Structure3m
Meditation & Brain Activity4m
Meditation, Emotions, & the Immune System1m
The Benefits of Meditation3m
[OPTIONAL] Interview with Dr. Geshe Lobsang Tenzin Negi41m
Your "Prescription"1m
3 readings
What Is Mindfulness?2m
Meditation's Effects1h
Meditation Resources1h
2 practice exercises
Practice20m
Week 320m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Sleep and the Brain

6 videos (Total 26 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
The Biology of Waking and Sleeping4m
What Happens During Sleep?3m
Chronic Diseases5m
Reviewing The Data5m
Your "Prescription"4m
3 readings
Functions of Sleep30m
Sleep Questionnaires15m
Sleep Disorders and Healthy Sleep40m
2 practice exercises
Practice20m
Week 420m
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Top reviews from Biohacking Your Brain's Health

By JDMar 11th 2019

Very useful, interesting and inspiring. Some of the things I already knew, but there were plenty historical, medical, scientific facts that enforced it and made me more confident in my knowledge.

By MQMar 31st 2019

Thank you the course is very helpful not only for professionals but also for a common man trying to improve mental and physical health. Looking forward for more such courses. Regards

Instructor

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Karima Benameur, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology, School of Medicine

About Emory University

Emory University, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is one of the world's leading research universities. Its mission is to create, preserve, teach and apply knowledge in the service of humanity....

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